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  Gdańsk bay
  Poland

Added:
august 2012
Last Modified:
august 2012

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Location description

At the Polish coast of the Gdańsk bay you can find amber on the beaches. The best season is in the winter after a storm. Nets are used to collect amber here.

Undersea layers contain the amber (petrified tree resin) from the Eocene, part of the Paleogene period. After storms the amber washes ashore.

Sometimes the amber contains flies or other insects.


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Gdańsk is located in the north of Poland at the Baltic coast.

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Finds

Amber, sometimes with insects.

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